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Target Plays Up Value for the Holiday Season

By Anne D'Innocenzio | Oct 26
From a Broadway-style marketing campaign to more exclusive toys, Target wants to lure shoppers during the final critical months of the year. More importantly, though, it needs to convince shoppers that it's the place for deals.

Report: Gunmen Still Control Metals Mined for Modern Gadgets

By Brandon Bailey | Oct 26
Violent gunmen still menace pick-and-shovel miners in eastern Congo. Western activists and companies like Apple and Intel that use minerals from the African region in their products.

'Give Us the Bowl Back,' North Carolina Demands From PayPal

Oct 26
North Carolina has struck back at PayPal for canceling a planned expansion in the state to protest a law limiting protections for LGBT people.

Checkers Fires Workers After 'Unsanitary' Video Goes Viral

Oct 25
A Philadelphia fast-food restaurant says workers will be fired after a Facebook video shows them joking about having sex and spitting in customers' food, among other unsanitary acts.

Trump Brands Loses Luster with Affluent

By Mae Anderson and Bernard Condon | Oct 25
Event planner Beth Bernstein decided she had had enough with Donald Trump after his 2005 hot-mic boasts about groping women came to light earlier this month. She removed photos of weddings she had thrown at a Trump hotel in Chicago from her website

Toy Companies Break Down Barriers to Be More Inclusive

By Anne D'Innocenzio | Oct 24
Toy companies are working harder to think outside their usual box, offering more-inclusive items like dolls with disabilities, female superhero figures and characters with a range of skin tones.

Leading Tattoo Artists Help Wounded Israelis with Scars

By Tia Goldenberg | Oct 23
At an event organized by a group called Artists 4 Israel, 11 tattoo artists from around the world splashed bold graphics on the wounded Israelis this week, transforming their pain into a source of pride.

Sanders Tells Soda Tax Opponents to Stop Using His Name

By Janie Har | Oct 22
Saying that consuming too much sugar is a serious health problem, U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders told the soft drink industry to stop using his name in ads fighting proposed soda taxes in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Apple: Many 'Genuine' Apple Products On Amazon Are Fake

Oct 22
Apple says it has been buying Apple chargers and cables labeled as genuine on and has found nearly 90 percent of them to be counterfeit.

NY Enacts Restrictions On Airbnb, With Fines Of Up To $7,500

By David Klepper | Oct 22
New York state enacted one of the nation's toughest restrictions on Airbnb on Friday with a new law authorizing fines of up to $7,500 for many short-term rentals.

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